College of New Caledonia ,Prince George,Canada

  • Prince George,Canada

College of New Caledonia was established in January of 1969. It was set up on an 'operating funds only' basis. College of New Caledonia was started with financial help from participating school districts. CNC made use of facilities leased by the Prince George Senior Secondary School. The first few programs offered at the College of New Caledonia were Administrative Science, Early Childhood Education, First Year University Arts and Science, and Data Processing. CNC slowly hired faculty to teach these courses. Around 253 students took admission from all participating regions. The college was named after the fur-trading district of Hudson's Bay Company. The name was given to the region by the explorer Simon Fraser.

On June 4, 1996, the College of New Caledonia registered its Arms, Flag, Supporters, and Badge with the Canadian Heraldic Authority. The first official opening ceremony of the College of New Caledonia was held on 10th October 1969. The ceremony was held at Vanier hall and the guests were given the first issue of CNC's student newspaper S'quun! Which meant fire. The College of New Caledonia has always offered small class sizes. Their faculty had mandated not more than 37 students in one class. College of New Caledonia is situated in the Central Interior of British Columbia, Canada. This particular region has a population of 145,000 and covers the school districts of Prince George, Quesnel, and Nechako lakes. College of New Caledonia operates a total of six campuses. The first is the Prince George campus. It has four buildings- Nicholson campus, the main campus, the John A. Brink Trades & Technology Centre, and the Technical Education Centre. This campus has a weight room, a full-size gym, yoga classes, and squash courts. It is also the headquarters of the College's Students' Union.

On June 4, 1996, the College of New Caledonia registered its Arms, Flag, Supporters, and Badge with the Canadian Heraldic Authority. The first official opening ceremony of the College of New Caledonia was held on 10th October 1969. The ceremony was held at Vanier hall and the guests were given the first issue of CNC's student newspaper S'quun! Which meant fire. The College of New Caledonia has always offered small class sizes. Their faculty had mandated not more than 37 students in one class. College of New Caledonia is situated in the Central Interior of British Columbia, Canada. This particular region has a population of 145,000 and covers the school districts of Prince George, Quesnel, and Nechako lakes. College of New Caledonia operates a total of six campuses. The first is the Prince George campus. It has four buildings- Nicholson campus, the main campus, the John A. Brink Trades & Technology Centre, and the Technical Education Centre. This campus has a weight room, a full-size gym, yoga classes, and squash courts. It is also the headquarters of the College's Students' Union.

The second is the Quesnel campus. It is situated at 100 Campus Way, Quesnel, British Columbia. In 2011, an additional building was constructed to provide services of trades and technical training. This building had received the Governor General's Award for Architecture in 2012. In 2013, it was named the West Fraser Tech Centre. Presently, it is home to 250 students who study carpentry, plumbing, machinist/millwright, electrical, and power engineering.The third is the Lakes District campus. It is located in Burns Lake. This campus is well known for its community-focused educational programs. Lakes District campus had received worldwide attention for its work on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. The fourth is the Mackenzie campus. It offers various vocational, general interest, professional development, and academic courses and programs. This campus operates the Mackenzie WorkBC Employment Services Centre along with the government of British Columbia. The fifth and sixth campuses are in Fort St. James and Vanderhoof, respectively. They cater to the Nechako region.

The College of Caledonia has 11 programs under Business and Management, 7 programs under Community and Continuing Education, 10 programs under Health Sciences, 7 programs under Human Services, 5 under Technologies, 26 under Trades and Industry, 20 under University studies, and 14 under Upgrading and Access. Notable alumni of College of New Caledonia include Canadian politician Shirley Bond, politician Bruce Strachan, director Nilesh Patel, Canadian politician Paul Ramsey, and Frank Oberle Jr

Year of establishment1969
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No.of Campuses6
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Location
University CityPrince George, British Columbia, Canada
Size of citySmall
Population of City74,003
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_George,_British_Columbia
Campuses
3330-22nd Avenue Prince George, British Columbia Canada V2N 1P8
CNC Lakes District 545 Highway 16 West Box 5000 Burns Lake, BC V0J 1E0
College of New Caledonia, Fort St. James Campus Ann McCormick Box 1557 179 Douglas St. Fort St. James, BC V0J 1P0
CNC, Mackenzie Campus Box 2110 540 Mackenzie Boulevard Mackenzie, BC V0J 2C0

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3330-22nd Avenue
Prince George, British Columbia
Canada
V2N 1P8

Prince George ( British Columbia)

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